JOB CLASSIFICATION: Principal Management Analyst (Debt Administrator)
SALARY: $8,331 - $12,033 Monthly / $99,972 - $144,396 Annually
OPENING DATE: Monday, April 4, 2016
CLOSING DATE: Friday, April15,2016 by 4:30p.m.
OPEN TO: General Public
With 1.4 million customers, 1,800 employees, a $1.5 billion biannual budget and $3 billion debt portfolio, East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) is one of the largest water/wastewater utilities in California. EBMUD is a recognized leader in supply planning, capital program, and financial management.
Reporting to the Treasury Manager, the Principal Management Analyst (PMA) will be responsible for a range of financial activities. The PMA’s primary responsibility will be to administer the District’s debt portfolio. In addition, the PMA will be responsible for supporting water/wastewater rate setting activities. The PMA will also provide support as needed for other Treasury activities. Working in conjunction with EBMUD staff and outside professionals, this PMA will be responsible for the following activities:
Managing EBMUD's debt financing activities including analysis of financing options andtransaction structuring, documentation, disclosure, ratings, pre-pricing, pricing and closing
Administering outstanding debt portfolio, such as ensuring debt service and debt-relatedfees and charges are accurate and paid timely; addressing expiration of liquidity facilitiesand other relevant agreements
Complying with legal and regulatory requirements such as continuing disclosure and taxreporting
Developing and maintaining relationships with rating agencies, investors, liquidity banks andother service providers
Preparing and evaluating near and long-term debt financing plans in the context of EBMUDcapital plans, liquidity position, and financial policies
Researching, preparing and maintaining policies and procedures pertaining to debtmanagement
Conducting complex financial analyses associated with rate setting; incorporating principlessuch as cost of service and rate design
Participating in cost of service analyses including functionalization of costs and allocation ofcosts by customer class
Preparing rate design analyses which evaluate alternative rate structures
Budgeting, monitoring and projecting rate revenue
Supporting cash management activities
Assisting with other finance department activities as requested
The ideal candidate will:
Demonstrate a strong work ethic, enthusiasm for the job, excitement for learning, attention
to detail and sound judgment
Effectively communicate complex financial information to non-technical audiences
Ensure that all activity is conducted with the utmost integrity
Have a Master's degree in business, finance, economics, public administration, or other
THE SELECTION PROCESS
Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at by 4:30 p.m., Friday, April 15, 2016. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted.
All qualified applications and supplemental responses will be competitively evaluated, with those candidates demonstrating the strongest qualifications for the position to be invited to a panel interview scheduled for May 2016.
Successful candidates will be placed on the hiring list, based on rank, for further consideration to fill the current regular vacancy, as well as others occurring over the next12 to 24 months.
As the first step in the selection process, responses to the supplemental questions must be submitted online with the regular EBMUD application. Please provide thorough, accurate descriptions of assignments you have personally performed.